1 arrested, 1 wanted after Lafayette Police seize $40K in drugs

They found three guns, 1,300 MDMA pills, heroin/fentanyl, Hydrocodone and drug paraphernalia.

Posted: Jan 13, 2022 3:32 PM

LAFAYETTE, La. (KADN) - One person is arrested and another wanted after the Lafayette Police Narcotics Unit seized drugs and guns during a search.

According to a department spokesperson, the unit received information in December about a person distributing large amounts of drugs within Lafayette.

On January 4, the narcotics unit and LPD Viper executed a search warrant at 411 Normandy Road.

They found three guns, 1,300 MDMA pills, heroin/fentanyl, Hydrocodone and drug paraphernalia.

LPD said the value of the drugs was more than $40,000.

On Wednesday, Jasilyn Francis, 37, of Lafayette was arrested for possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance, possession with intent to distribute a Schedule I controlled dangerous substnce, possession of a Schedule II controlled dangerous substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

LPD is still looking for Michael Walker, Jr., 42, of Lafayette in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call LPD or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.

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